Hauliers could avoid Brexit border delays at the Channel Ports by sending freight unaccompanied via other locations, according to Peel Ports. In a white paper dubbed Brexit Unlocked: A contingency option using uncongested ports, it argues that the best way to ensure cargo is not caught up in Brexit border delays is to switch non-perishable goods from accompanied freight services to unaccompanied freight services. The paper says that this option would allow hauliers, manufacturers and retailers to avoid queues at […]
Cambridgeshire haulier Bretts Transport said it had remained largely unaffected by both Brexit and the pandemic, as it reported an increase in turnover of 1.4% on an annualised basis.
With exactly 12 months to go until the UK is due to leave the EU, there are still huge uncertainties surrounding the UK’s post-Brexit trading relationship with the EU. The FTA is advising members that anything better than a ‘no-deal’ Brexit – that will see the UK trading with the EU27 members under World Trade Organisation (WTO) tariffs from March 29 2019 – will be ‘a bonus’.
Frank Zapper once commented that the world might not end in fire or ice, but in paperwork. For much of the international logistics sector, January felt exactly like slow death by paperwork, with customs clearances piling up in their software systems, and the freight piling up in the warehouses.